I've recently gotten the chance to explore High Frontier 4 All, the fourth edition of Phil Eklund's science based space exploration game. This post is somewhat of a first impressions write up, given I have only played the game twice at this point, and haven't fully explored the core game yet. I know there is … Continue reading High Frontier 4 All: Race for Glory!
How I Ruined The Spirit of Thanksgiving with a Metagame
Every year, my friends and I have come together around the time of Thanksgiving in the US and throw a pot-luck style party. Everyone brings something 'ridiculously American' to share and we all eat until we feel sick and then slip into food comas. I don't want to offend any Americans with our bastardised Australian … Continue reading How I Ruined The Spirit of Thanksgiving with a Metagame
The King’s Dilemma – One Game In!
Before we begin - I will assure you that this article does not contain any content spoilers for The King's Dilemma. Welcome to the wonderful world of legacy games, where the decisions you make in today's game will have ramifications that ripple through the rest of your campaign! The King's Dilemma seems to be an … Continue reading The King’s Dilemma – One Game In!
The 12 Most Annoying Things About Being a Boardgamer
You know something that annoys me? Articles with meaningless preamble. Games that don't fit well (or at all) on my shelves. Like all gamers, I have a trusty set of Ikea Kallax shelves set up prominently in my gaming area in which I store all my games. It's an attractive, functional and cost effective solution … Continue reading The 12 Most Annoying Things About Being a Boardgamer
My 2019 in Photos
Wow! The year has certainly gone fast, but if I look back through my photos, I played a lot of games! I don't formally log my plays, but most games I play I take a photo and put it up on my Instagram with a few short comments. So here's some of the highlights from … Continue reading My 2019 in Photos
What’s a 10/10 Game to You?
It's an interesting question - and one that everyone has a different answer to. We asked a wide variety of people - from boardgame designers and publishers, to friends closer to home: What makes a 10/10 game for you? Everyone has different thoughts on the question and we were really excited to see everyone's answers. … Continue reading What’s a 10/10 Game to You?
Keyforge – After The Hype
The Archons - the universe's most powerful beings. They've found a safe of some kind. They want to open it. They need a key. Maybe they can make it? Maybe they can forge it. Maybe they need your help. Keyforge. 2 Players | 30 mins | Designed by Richard Garfield Keyforge, announced in mid 2018 … Continue reading Keyforge – After The Hype
Why I Play Games That Go For 6 Hours
I like all sorts of games. If you take a look at my collection you can see that my interests span a big range of genres, weights, and game lengths. Some of the games I like are very long, and very heavy - and I am lucky to have friends who will play those games … Continue reading Why I Play Games That Go For 6 Hours
Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter
Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter is a fresh reboot of probably the most popular game ever. It has existed in many forms and is known by children and adults alike, but it's finally time for it to be given the Kickstarter treatment we all know and love. Brought to you by Exploitation Games, Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe … Continue reading Tic-Tac-Toe Deluxe Anniversary Edition Kickstarter
Humorous Boardgame Stuff
The world of boardgaming is rapidly expanding. With that expansion comes all sorts of 'adjacent' stuff, things like reviews, instructional videos, and merchandise. There is also a fabulous and highly entertaining world of boardgame related media being created by lots of talented people across the world. These include skits, comics, parodies, memes and everything in … Continue reading Humorous Boardgame Stuff